A dog’s been stabbed during a violent burglary at a house in Pitsea.
Three men with knives broke into the address in Rokescroft on Wednesday night and threatened the residents before making off with several debit and credit cards and a small amount of cash.
The victim’s pet Staffie Lexi suffered injuries to her eye after being cut with a weapon by one of the men.
The three men have been described as being black and they are believed to be in their late 20s or early 30s. They all wore dark clothing and left the address in the direction of Pitsea Road.
Anyone who may live in the area, or was in the area at the time, and has any information or CCTV or dashcam footage available to view is asked to call the Basildon Local Policing Team on 101.
The crime reference number to quote is 42/174365/18.